Rule Of Threes

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In survival training, many instructors refer to the “Rule of Threes”.
 
Here they are, as taught to me by Hank, of Green Earth Survival School:
 
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Coturnix Quail for Homesteaders

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I’ve had a bit of interest over the last few weeks regarding quail as a backyard meat source. I thought I’d dust off the topic and put another article together covering the ins and outs of raising Coturnix quail, particularly in an urban setting. It is a rather long […]

Back At It

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Today’s article was brought to you by the fine folks over at Reef-Hunter.com. Go check out their great line of custom apparel, and tell them FloridaHillbilly sent you! (click to open a new page)
As much as I needed to step away from FHB, the longer I stayed away, the harder […]

Florida Urban Homestead Update Summer 2013

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Today’s article is brought to you by JM Bullion! If you are looking to get started investing in precious metals, or add some more to your portfolio, give the folks over at JM Bullion a shout. Seriously. Check them out!
This is one of those boring “Here is […]

Muscovey Ducks – My Final Verdict

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I’ve done my share of learning about Muscovy ducks over the past two years, and have finally come to […]

Interview at InTheRabbitHole.com

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Today I’ll be talking instead of writing. I was recently interviewed by the great folks over at InTheRabbitHole.com, Aaron and Jason.
Here is their post regarding my interview:

Episode 101: The Season II Finale
by AARON FRANKEL on MAY 12, 2013
in URBAN SURVIVAL PODCAST EPISODES
 

 Episode 101: The Season II Finale [ 1:23:41 | 38.81 MB 
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Mailbag May 2, 2013 Quail vs Ducks or Chickens

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Yesterday, I received a comment from a regular reader, Darren from Green Change. com, and  I thought I should expand on my reasoning.

“Just a quick comment to thank you for all your quail articles. I didn’t think quail were worth messing about with (small […]

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Urbanstead Update March 2013

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It’s been a while so I thought I’d update whats going on in my urban backyard “farm”. I like to write these out from time to time to show you what I’ve accomplished, as well as to track where I’ve been. My memory isn’t what it used to be, […]

Backyard Egg Options

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A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid.
“Eggses!”
I have a fairly wide selection of eggs in my refrigerator, considering I raise them myself on little over a quarter acre in town. 

 
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Farm Update Feb 2013

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I called this “Farm update” because “Backyard Update” just doesn’t have a nice ring to it. Plus it doesn’t look like a back yard…it looks like, well, a farm…a tiny, narrow, crowded farm. This has been a fairly busy week for me, and I just wanted to
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